CAT 5 vs 5e vs 6(all 6 types) vs 7 Tags: Networking Last response: June 27, 2011 3:11 AM in Networking Share shattered space June 27, 2011 12:35:20 AM I'm just wondering what the difference is between CAT 5, 5e, all types of 6 and 7. If someone could put up a comparison chart or some links it would help a lot. More about : cat types sturm June 27, 2011 2:20:19 AM http://lmgtfy.com/?q=cat+5%2C+6%2C+7 Try that. m 0 l shattered space June 27, 2011 2:38:42 AM Is there something more reliable than that source, seeing how I've never heard of them? m 0 l Related resources Cat5e vs Cat6 vs Cat7 - Forum Cat5e vs Cat6 - Forum Cat 5 vs. Cat 5e - Forum unshielded vs shielded cat 5e cable - Forum Cat5 vs cat5e vs cat6 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sturm June 27, 2011 2:47:48 AM Just click the link and wait. The source is world known. m 0 l shattered space June 27, 2011 3:00:18 AM So apparently there are no specifications and standards for CAT6 or CAT7 but yet newegg says that the CAT7 cable meets TIA/EIA-568-B.2-10 Specifications. Makes perfect sense. m 0 l sturm June 27, 2011 3:11:49 AM TIA/EIA-568-B.2-10 is Cat 6, Cat 7 is just a proposed category that hasn't been officially adopted yet. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedCat 5e or Cat 6 Forum SolvedCat 6 vs Cat 7? Forum Patch Panel recomendations for large home/home-office network. + Cat6a vs Cat7 Forum CAT6 latency v.s. CAT5e latency. Is there any difference. Forum cat5 vs cat6 cable for gaming? Forum Can the cat 5e be connected to cat6e in series? Forum Cat 5e or cat 6 Forum CAT6 VS CAT5 TIME OUT Forum Cat5e vs Cat6 for Cable modem to Wirless Router? Forum Cat6 vs cat5 cable Forum Cat6 vs Cat5e Forum Cat 5e & Cat 6 Forum Cat 5e & Cat 6 Forum Solvedi7 720QM 1.6GHZ vs i5 4670K 3.4GHZ Forum SolvedWhich memory to use with my Z87 + core i7-4770k? (1866 1.5V vs. 2133 1.6-1.65V) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !